Employment at Hillsdale College brings with it excellent working conditions, an outstanding benefits package and participation in a high educational mission.
Assistant Professor of French
Hillsdale College seeks an Assistant Professor in French to commence August 2015. Full-time tenure-track position. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in hand by the time of the appointment. Generalists desired with demonstrated excellence in teaching language and literature at all undergraduate levels, native or near-native proficiency in French and English, and evidence of scholarly potential. An interest in study abroad is a plus. All courses are taught in the target language.
Hillsdale College is a selective, independent, four-year liberal arts college. Hillsdale has traditionally upheld two concepts: academic excellence and institutional independence. Applicants should familiarize themselves with the College’s Mission Statement and address in their cover letter their interest and ability to teach in light of its principles.
Send application, vita, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), three letters of recommendation to Dr. Marie-Claire Morellec, Professor, French Department, Hillsdale C., Hillsdale, MI. 49242. For consideration in time for interviews at the MLA conference, applications must be received no later than December 1. EOE.
Hillsdale College Tenure Track Faculty Position
Applications are invited for a tenure track assistant professor position which starts August 2015. A commitment to teaching of undergraduate non-majors and physics majors is essential. A Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field is required.
Hillsdale College, is a private, well-endowed, co-educational, liberal arts school of 1450 students. It is located on a 200 acre site in a beautiful, small Michigan town. The physics department is well equipped and has 19,000 sq. ft. of floor space. Salary is competitive with similar schools.
Candidates should also submit statements on their teaching philosophy, plans for undergraduate research, and professional goals. Applicants should familiarize themselves with the College’s Mission Statement (http://www.hillsdale.edu/about/history/mission.asp) and include in their letters a detailed response to the mission, addressing their interest and ability to teach in light of its commitments. Copies of college and graduate school transcripts should be submitted. Three letters of reference are required. Electronic submissions welcome. More information can be found at: http://www.hillsdale.edu/hr/jobs.
Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Send application materials to Mrs. Cindy Hoard, Science Division Secretary, Hillsdale College, 33 E. College St., Hillsdale, MI 49242, email@example.com, (517) 437-7341 X2390, Fax (517) 607-2252. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Kenneth Hayes, Physics Dept. Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org, 517-607-2385.
Hillsdale College Politics Faculty Position
The Department of Politics & The Van Andel Graduate School of Statesmanship at Hillsdale College invite application for a tenure-track faculty position (rank open), beginning August, 2015. Teaching responsibilities will primarily be in Political Philosophy (specialization open), so candidates should have a strong backround in that area. Additional teaching specialties are welcome, including American Thought/Politics and International Relations (or comparative politics or American Foreign Policy). Applicants should be aware that their teaching responsibilities will range from an introductory core course for freshmen and sophomores to gradaute level classes. Since the Department services a graduate program, candidates will also need to have a record of scholarly publication.
Hillsdale College is a small (1400 students) independent college of liberal arts, dedicated to excellence in teaching & advising students. Applicants should familiarize themselves with the College's mission statement. The College considers itself a trustee of man’s intellectual and spiritual inheritance from the Judeo-Christian faith and Greco-Roman philosophy, a heritage finding its clearest expression in the American experiment of self-government under law.
Complete applications will include: (a) letter of application, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) transcripts, (d) three up-to-date letters of recommendation, (e) a statement of teaching & research interests & (f) samples of writings/publications. Within the statement of teaching & research interests there should be detailed response to the College’s Mission Statement that includes a discussion of the candidate’s ability to teach in the light of its commitments. For a copy of the Mission Statement, and further information on the graduate program, visit www.hillsdale.edu.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send all application materials by e-mail or land mail to Dr. Mickey Craig, Chairman, Department of Politics, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI 49242. E-mail submissions may be addressed to email@example.com. Salary Competitive. PhD required. EOE.
Biochemistry Position at Hillsdale College
The Chemistry Department at Hillsdale College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in biochemistry. The position starts August 2015 and requires passionate commitment to teaching and research at the undergraduate level. Hillsdale is a thriving, collegial, ACS-approved department with outstanding students and facilities. Each year we graduate 15-25 majors in chemistry and biochemistry. We seek an enthusiastic colleague to join in teaching expanding courses in biochemistry and related areas. The ideal applicant will also have strengths and experience in analytical or physical chemistry so as to be able to teach a foundational course in one of those branches of chemistry in addition to all levels of undergraduate biochemistry. The new faculty member is also likely to share in teaching either general chemistry or the liberal arts core chemistry course. Research area is open but must be suitable for undergraduate participation. Ph.D. required. Applications must be received by Dec. 1, 2014 and include cover letter, response to college Mission Statement (see below), CV, teaching experience and philosophy, research proposal, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Submissions may be electronic (PDF) to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to Dr. Mark Nussbaum, Chemistry Dept. Chair, Hillsdale College, 33 E. College St., Hillsdale, MI 49242 (USA). For additional information see the chemistry web page at http://www.hillsdale.edu/academics/majors/chemistry.asp or contact Dr. Nussbaum at (517) 607-2612 or via e-mail.
Hillsdale College, founded in 1844, is a selective, independent, four-year liberal arts college of 1,400 students. Hillsdale has traditionally upheld two concepts: academic excellence and institutional independence. Applicants should familiarize themselves with the college’s Mission Statement (http://www.hillsdale.edu/about/history/mission.asp) and include in their letter a response to the mission, addressing their interest and ability to teach in light of its commitments. EOE
One Tenure-Track Position Available in Mathematics
Applications are invited for a tenure-track position in mathematics or applied mathematics at the assistant professor level beginning in August 2015.
Candidates for this position are required to have a Ph. D. in mathematics by the time of appointment and to be willing to teach various undergraduate mathematics courses.
Candidates must also have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching undergraduate mathematics. Duties for this position include teaching three courses per semester at all levels of undergraduate mathematics. The Department offers majors in both mathematics and computational mathematics and graduates approximately 15 majors per year.
Hillsdale College, founded in 1844, is an independent, coeducational, four-year liberal arts college of 1,400 students. Hillsdale has traditionally upheld two concepts: academic excellence and institutional independence. Applicants should familiarize themselves with the College’s Mission Statement (http://www.hillsdale.edu/about/history/mission.asp) and include in their application a response to the mission, addressing their interest and ability to teach in view of its commitments.
Candidates should apply electronically at http://www.mathjobs.org. Complete applications include a personal statement addressing the applicant’s teaching philosophy, qualifications for the position, and a response to the College’s Mission Statement; a research statement; curriculum vitae; graduate transcript; a short summary of teaching evaluations; and at least three letters of recommendation.
For any additional information, contact Sam Webster via e-mail at email@example.com.
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled or closed. We will be interviewing candidates at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Antonio in January. EOE
Rockwell Lake Lodge - Chef/Hospitality Manager
The Chef/Hospitality Manager works in cooperation with the Property Manager to oversee the operations of the Rockwell Lake Lodge. Each shares in the responsibility of being “Manager on Duty” to provide 24-hour coverage for the property. Each member of this two-person team shares in the fulfilling and/or coordinating of all responsibilities of food and beverage, maintenance, guest services and hospitality. Both are considered part of the staff of the Hillsdale College Dow Hotel and Conference Center.
Responsibilities include hire, train, supervise and evaluate ancillary staff in accordance with the policy of Hillsdale College. Submit an annual budget and manage expenses. Efficiently manage all food and beverage duties. Manage Front Desk operations and promote and market the Rockwell Lake Lodge. Work with the property manager to coordinate/oversee all maintenance, grounds and Lodge/Cabin operations.
Email cover letter, resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Hillsdale College, Hiring Coordinator, 33 E. College Street, Hillsdale, MI 49242.
Aide to Director of Alumni and Corporate Advancement and Regional Advancement Director (Southern Region)
Plan, market, and execute several events conducting relevant research, securing quotes, selecting vendors, reviewing contracts, and managing budgets. Draft and type letters, memos, and reports; answer and make phone calls; greet and assist visitors; manage computer-based data and documents – input data and generate reports; make travel arrangements; sort and distribute mail; maintain office files; reconcile travel expenses.
Required qualifications include knowledge of standard office practices, extensive capabilities in data entry and report generation, ability to easily learn Raiser’s Edge data base and Image Now document storage software if necessary. Ability to edit documents, possess excellent interpersonal skills as well as excellent grammar, sound judgment, and organizational skills.
Email cover letter, resume and references to email@example.com or mail to Hillsdale College, Hiring Coordinator, 33 E. College Street, Hillsdale, MI 49242.
Director of Digital and Social Media
As an integral member of the marketing leadership team, the Director of Digital and Social Media will report to the Vice President of Marketing. This person will promote Hillsdale College as an institution of distinction by delivering a consistent, recognizable, and positive brand experience through the college’s primary digital and social media properties. Specifically, the Director will drive leadership and brand/marketing oversight for the college’s digital and social media properties and manage a core team within the Office of the Vice President for Marketing along with student interns and outside partners for additional support.
The Director of Digital and Social Media role at Hillsdale College is unique in comparison to similar roles at other higher education institutions in that Hillsdale College has an established national reputation and platform. The College is clear on its vision, mission, and purpose. The Director of Digital and Social Media’s role is to extend the College’s mission and purpose through sharing digital content, building community, and generating commerce for the college. Becoming the ‘best in class’ in the College’s digital and social media properties is a significant priority for the Director of Digital and Social Media. The level of audience love, engagement, and support that our digital and social media properties receive will be a key measure of success.
Responsibilities Digital and Social Media Management
- Identify, propose, lead, develop, implement, and maintain a proactive digital and social media presence that differentiates Hillsdale College in the higher education space.
- Set priorities and measurable objectives/goals for all digital and social media properties.
- Track and report results (weekly, monthly, quarterly, yearly).
- Drive ongoing benchmarking, web and social media metrics, and analytics intelligence to support data-based decisions for web and social media properties.
- Provide the College’s senior leadership team with real-time dashboard monitoring/reporting for our primary web and social media properties.
- Work with cross-functional teams across campus (marketing, admissions, outreach, advancement, student affairs, IT, etc.) to make things happen and to get things done with our digital and social media properties.
- Provide design and content oversight for the primary digital and social media properties.
- Develop emergency plans and protocols for crisis communications management through web and social media properties.
- Actively manage and maintain partnerships with outside resources and agencies.
- Develop and formalize digital and social media standards and policies for the college.
- Leverage understanding of web and social media strategies to become a market expert and leader for all things digital and social media at Hillsdale College.
- Supervise the digital and social media team, which currently includes one full-time web content manager and two part-time social media coordinators, along with numerous student interns throughout the year.
- Establish priorities and manage workflow for the team.
- Provide on-going coaching and mentoring to the team.
- Foster a team-oriented, results-driven environment.
Code of Commitment
- Be a good representative of Hillsdale College by promoting the classical liberal arts, the College’s original Articles of Association, and operating principles stated in the Staff Code of Commitment.
- The College mission statement should be considered in all aspects of this role.
- Think big, stay focused, never quit.
- Be resourceful and resilient.
- Have fun!
Please respond with cover letter, resume, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org or Hillsdale College, Hiring Coordinator, 33 E. College Street, Hillsdale, MI 49242.
Informational Technology Services - Programmer Analyst
The Information Technology Services Department at Hillsdale College is seeking an individual for the position of Programmer Analyst.
Characteristics: Problem solving, organization, work with minimal supervision, teamwork, adapt and support change.
A Bachelor's degree and two to four years related experience and/or training is needed or an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Microsoft Certified Developer credentials a plus; will work toward certification.
Please respond with resume, cover letter and three references to email@example.com, or mail to Hillsdale College, Hiring Coordinator, 33 E. College Street, Hillsdale, MI 49242.
Part Time Jobs (no benefits)
Dow Center Hotel Guest Services Team Member
Responsibilities include housekeeping in guest rooms, meeting rooms, public areas, and restrooms as well as conference room set-ups, laundry, and front desk operations.
Must provide excellent customer service and perform job duties with attention to detail, speed, and accuracy and be a self-motivator who is able to follow directions thoroughly. Individual must be able to work flexible start/stop times, including weekends, based on occupancy and customer needs.
Dow Center Hotel Weekend Night Auditor
Hours for this night position are Saturday and Sunday 11:30 p.m. – 7:30 a.m. Primary duties are to analyze and process the daily work of the hotel and conference center while handling front desk operations. Basic office skills, an understanding of general math, experience using a computer along with bookkeeping/accounting a must.
This person must provide excellent customer service, be able to multi-task, perform job duties with attention to detail, speed and accuracy and be a self-motivator who is able to follow directions thoroughly. The person also must be a team player and able to help in other guest services and housekeeping areas as needed. Individual must be able to work flexible start/stop times, including weekends, based on occupancy and customer needs.
Please email cover letter, resume, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Hillsdale College, 33 E. College Street, Hillsdale Michigan 49242 and indicate which position you are interested in.
Hillsdale College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).